Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal styloid

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

History of twisting injury to the left ankle/foot.

X-ray

Left ankle and foot X-rays

Base of 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture.

Annotated image

Base of 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture.

Case Discussion

Avulsion fractures of the 5th metatarsal styloid should be differentiated from other proximal fifth metatarsal fractures

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Case information

rID: 38330
Case created: 15th Jul 2015
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
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